Knowledge of principles of financial planning and budget processes.
General knowledge of current regulations to ensure farm activities comply with government regulations.
Knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them.
Knowledge of food safety and health and safety standards applicable to farming.
Knowledge of modern farming methods including sustainability efforts and maintaining biodiversity.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective management and supervision, motivation, performance evaluation, progressive discipline and grievance procedures.
Knowledge of computer office systems and ability to use technology, systems, and software packages (Microsoft Office Suite, Google apps).
Ability to develop and implement short and long-term plans and initiatives to meet established development goals and objectives.
Ability to articulate performance expectations to staff, developing objectives and strategies as they relate to established goals.
Organizational and time-management skills with the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks and projects under competing deadlines and maintain flexibility in response to constantly shifting priorities.
Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to exercise sound administrative judgment and initiative in the development of new methods and procedures and in the solution of difficult personnel problems.
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and make strategic business decisions.
Ability to compile, write, and present reports related to the UAL.
Ability to foster an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission.
Interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and ability to collaborate across organizational lines.
Being able to communicate in Spanish big plus.